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Friday Night Dinner for Philadelphian near Wall Street

saturninus Jun 10, 2008 10:44 AM

Any recommendations?

Something inspiring, original and under $25 an entree.

Also I need to be able to get in this Friday night.


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    bronwen Jun 11, 2008 10:46 AM

    I like the vibe at Harry's at Hanover Square. You're not too far from Les Halles on John and that would be well under $25 an entree. Otherwise you've tons of choices if you go over to S. Street Seaport but you mightn't want to go that far over.

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    1. re: bronwen
      lemonyc Jun 12, 2008 12:26 PM

      i also really like Harrys..though I guess it depends what time the dinner is on Friday because theres a huge happy hour crowd on stone street in the summer..
      ulysses next door is always fun for a drink too! (same owner for harrys, financier and ulysses)

      1. re: lemonyc
        saturninus Jun 12, 2008 01:52 PM

        What's the menu like at Harry's?

        1. re: saturninus
          Lucia Jun 12, 2008 02:29 PM


          You can find most restaurant menus by going to menupages.com

    2. HungryRubia Jun 11, 2008 09:54 AM

      The Wall St/Financial District is a bit of ghost town when it comes to dinner places. I would venture a little farther north. How far out of the Wall St area are you looking to travel?

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      1. re: HungryRubia
        misnatalie Jun 11, 2008 10:18 AM

        I agree Wall St is not great for food but if you are willing to travel to the tribeca area you will have more options

        1. re: misnatalie
          saturninus Jun 12, 2008 06:03 AM

          We are willing to travel - bring it on! Great food is the top priority.

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        skepner169 Jun 12, 2008 11:04 AM

        Try Fraunces Tavern on Pearl Street. This historic gem was built in the mid 1700's and is a historic landmark downtown. The lunch menu is great and I've eaten there several times. I've never been there for dinner but I am sure it is just as good. Well worth a visit and a taste of history too.


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        1. re: skepner169
          saturninus Jun 12, 2008 01:52 PM

          Thanks! How would you describe the menu?

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            Lucia Jun 12, 2008 02:30 PM


            Food is American. I've been for lunch, which is if you're in the area (wouldn't go out of my way).

        2. misnatalie Jun 12, 2008 06:54 PM

          Blaue Gans in tribeca has good interesting Austrian food that should be in your budget.

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